Lexington School for the Deaf/Center for the Deaf
Vocational Services Center

Address:26-26 75 Street East Elmhurst NY 11370
World Wide Web: http://www.lexnyc.com/vocational/home.aspx


The Lexington Vocational Services Center, Inc. has offices in Queens and Westcheter, New York and New Jersey.  The center provides a variety of rehabilitation and community services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing adults. Services include:

Vocational Evaluation
Pre-employment services
Job Development
Intensive & Extended Job Coaching
The ASL Institute (American Sign Language classes and the Sign Communication Proficiency Interview [SCPI])
Independent Living support, training and advocacy


Mon - Fri, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Eligibility Requirements:

Supported employment to deaf adults.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

Referral through NYS Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID).

Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible to some areas only; sign-language interpreted.

Services Offered:Independent Living Skills InstructionJob Search / PlacementPre-job GuidanceRecreational ActivitiesVocational Assessment
Languages Offered:American Sign Language
Target Groups(By Need):Deaf